Gremio rout Chapecoense in Brazil's Serie A

Source: Xinhua| 2017-06-09 11:12:15|Editor: Yurou Liang
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RIO DE JANEIRO, June 8 (Xinhua) -- Second-half substitute Everton scored a hat-trick as Gremio rose to second in Brazil's Serie A standings with a 6-3 away victory over Chapecoense.

Brazil under-23 international Luan was also on target while midfielder Michel bagged a brace, including a stunning shot from the edge of the halfway circle.

Luiz Antonio, Reinaldo and Arthur Caike were on the scoresheet for the hosts.

The result at Conda Arena left Gremio with 12 points, just a point behind leaders Corinthians. Chapecoense dropped to fifth, three points off the pace.

In other matches on Thursday, Atletico Goianiense beat Ponte Preta 3-0, Sao Paulo won 2-0 at home to Vitoria and Bahia overcame Cruzeiro 1-0.